I wrote this piece on September 13, 2001, when everything was still fresh, and I was still writing a baseball blog, “The Baseball Crank,” at The Providence Journal. I re-run it every year on this…

Attendees at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum in Houston, Texas, in 2013. (Adrees Latif/Reuters) Free speech is often the first casualty of political polarization. There are two competing American tribes that have an immense amount in…

President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wisc., April 27, 2019. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Many voters understand how polls can be used as weapons and don’t want to give the “enemy” any satisfaction.…

Rep. Steve Scalise on Capitol Hill, June 2018 (File photo: Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) Democratic leaders refuse to consider legislation requiring medical care for infants born after attempted abortions. Washington, D.C. — More than two dozen…

Dan Bishop outside a polling station in Indian Trail, North Carolina, U.S., September 10, 2019. (Jonathan Drake/Reuters) Republican Dan Bishop narrowly defeated Democrat Dan McCready on Tuesday night in a North Carolina special election which…

President Donald Trump can claim credit for pushing poverty among black American adults to record lows, according to data in the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2018 economic report. The good news is hidden deep in the 77-page…

The whole world experienced the attacks of September 11, 2001, in real time. Videos, photos, and audio captured the horror inflicted by Islamic jihadists and the heroism displayed by ordinary Americans. In our effort to never…